Time to explore

Embark on a journey of discovery with this Insider’s Guide to each region’s distinctive experiences, ranging from shark diving in Adelaide to Michelin dining in San Francisco | Napa Valley to attending Ecole du Vin wine school in Bordeaux. Explore why each region earns its distinction as a Great Wine Capital of the World and is a must-see for discerning travellers who seek fine wine and unique travel experiences.

Adelaide | South Australia
Australia

10 Must Do Experiences in Adelaide | South Australia

Looking to add some peak experiences to your bucket list? Adelaide has you covered with these ten must-do’s, from heart-pounding outdoor adventures across rooftops to up close and personal encounters with native wildlife. Recharge with a bike ride through the picturesque Clare Valley countryside, or take an epicurean self-driving tour to markets and craft breweries. Enjoy the year-round festival culture in Adelaide, and discover some of the most eclectic nightspots and small bars such as the Pink Moon Saloon where the local wildlife gathers.

Bilbao | Rioja
Spain

10 Wineries From the 19th Century and Earlier in the Rioja Wine District

The main attraction at wineries is wine, of course, but history and architecture are also important parts of the experience. These ten wineries in Rioja were all founded in the 19th century or earlier and each one of them has a fascinating story, special quality, and enduring spirit that have made them sought after destinations and wine tourism award winners.

Bordeaux
France

10 Amazing Wine Experiences to Enjoy in Downtown Bordeaux

In addition to being a Great Wine Capital, downtown Bordeaux has the added bonus of being a great walking town with a wonderful array of wine experiences and activities all within an easy reach by foot or tramway. Ditch the car, put on your comfy shoes and check out one of all of these 10 wine-derful destinations, from wine bars and shops, to museums and cultural centers.

Cape Town | Cape Winelands
South Africa

9 Experiences in the Cape Winelands District

What are the secret ingredients for a memorable visit to the Cape Winelands District ? It's easy - Start with fabulous win and famous vineyards, mix in award-winning restaurants along with a large measure of jaw-dropping scenery, add a dash of historic architecture, then stir all together with a host of outdoor activities. It's the perfect recipe for a dynamic wine destination. The Cape Winelands District has it all including these nin not-to-be missed wine regions brimming with distinctive art, cultural, culinary, and thrilling adventure experiences.

Mainz | Rheinhessen
Germany

10 Smashing Wine Bars Around the Mainz Cathedral

Within the walls of old-town Mainz there are plenty of sights to take in, from historic buildings and lively markets, to the grand Mainz Cathedral with its famous stained glass windows designed by Marc Chagall. But pace yourself and take some time to linger in one of these ten distinctive wine bars for a bite to eat and glass of wine while you recharge sightseeing batteries.

Mendoza
Argentina

9 Wineries with Relevant Architecture

Perhaps no other wine region in the world has as impressive an array of architectural standouts in winery design as Mendoza. These nine wineries raise the bar high by blending artistic style and environmental initiatives to achieve a balance of utility and beauty in harmony with the landscape.

Porto
Portugal

10 Wine Experiences You Can't Afford to Miss in Porto

The world epicenter of Port wine is set along the Douro River in Porto, Portugal. This charming city is easy to navigate by foot and filled with world-class restaurants, stunning tile work and architecturally diverse buildings. These nine experiences are a must for wine and Port lovers visiting Porto.

San Francisco | Napa Valley
United States

10 Michelin Star Restaurants to Experience in San Francisco & the Napa Valley

San Francisco and Napa Valley are chock-full of fine dining options and the bounty of the region is reflected in the fresh ingredients and seasonal menus prepared by many talented chefs who reside in the Bay Area. The following nine restaurants represent the best of the best and each one of them have been honored with the highest award a restaurant can achieve - the elusive Michelin Star rating.

Valparaíso | Casablanca Valley
Chile

9 Best Places to Have Breakfast and Wine

When in Chile do as the Chileans do and enjoy a glass of wine anytime of day including for breakfast. Breakfast and wine ? Sure, why not ! These nine happening spots in Valparaíso and Casablanca Valley - from small hip coffee shops to full-service restaurants - offer the best and tastiest places to have breakfast and start the day with a glass of wine.

Verona
Italy

10 Amazing Wine Experiences to do in Verona

One of the most cosmopolitan cites in Europe, Verona is rich in culture and heritage capturing the excitement and feeling of Milan, Venice, Rome, and Florence all within a compact and pedestrian friendly city center that’s both welcoming and intimate. From the performing arts, historic architecture, and culinary delights of the palate—Verona has it all. Only in Verona can you attend the opera at one of the finest intact roman amphitheaters or visit Juliet’s balcony—the romantic site Shakespeare immortalized in Romeo and Juliet. Verona’s charming streets and elegant squares are filled with chic cafes, restaurants, and shops.